Tag Archives: Mark Twain

The 2013 IPCC AR5 Report: Facts -vs- Fictions

Guest essay by Dr. Don J. Easterbrook, Professor of Geology, Western Washington University Mark Twain popularized the saying “There are liars, damn liars, and statisticians.” After reading the recently-released [IPCC AR5] report, we can now add, ‘there are liars, damn … Continue reading

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Uninvented History

Guest post by WUWT regular Caleb Shaw I am always seizing upon things people tell me, parking the statements in my memory, and only years later learning they are untrue.  It is not merely urban myths, (such as the myth … Continue reading

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Playing the global warming morality card in my local newspaper – a religious experience?

Even ad engines see the religious connection to global warming Lately there’s been an ongoing series of rants in my local newspaper, the Chico Enterprise Record, from global warming activists posing as moralists with holier-than-thou views about how noble their … Continue reading

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Under the influence of ‘Big Firewood’

A little tale to illustrate how alarmism works. Story submitted by WUWT reader Andre Bijkerk A long time ago, during the ice age, the tribe wizard called the tribe together to tell them something very important and the next discussion … Continue reading

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Heartland doubled the number of individual donors since Peter Gleick’s Fakegate scandal

Jim Lakely, Heartland’s communications director, takes Daniel Souweine of the TV meteorologist hassling group Fabricate Forecast the Facts to task in this piece on the Heartland blog: Reports of Heartland’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated By Jim Lakely Yesterday, the boss … Continue reading

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